How to Remove “cdsetup.exe”

What is cdsetup.exe?

cdsetup.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Netcad. It is associated with program CdSetup. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after cdsetup.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with cdsetup.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cdsetup.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the cdsetup.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cdsetup.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using cdsetup.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove cdsetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2010 at 2:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cdc90d5a7db85477
1e87181eae09d76a
3eb854bb
6f5fca200e41f328
89230d3fabbad2cc
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~Wr
ar
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 27e989d5a7be6aae
db7bfa59843f4259
3b768098
dc2e87eecbbf7d13
4ba5fb62cd650827
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 0, 909,
3002
3, 0, 909,
3002
Portugal N/A
3 N/A Executable 28f0e200077293e8
37e425f322f30416
5ede16b2
8fc64ae89db9249f
c8993cb541573df8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable 717573ffb16606d8
24a5e8d991371cd0
63e155f4
e020102dc06af7f0
baa57ca38121980f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
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21

Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2009 at 1:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Guohua Soft Executable 7b4a6e414004663d
65ff21ebc410617b
7ece00a4
afce93725ddfa27e
58976f321e409535
No 3.6.5.570 3.6.5.570 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 040f73b161d28c5d
21023655e282fecd
a0d54dab
ff5c378092423ae2
9393729492af3c95
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
3 Êîðïîðàöèÿ Ìàéêðîñîôò Executable 9e9d7b72cca288c1
568289f5dc4b7772
6fc943f6
92f5a5fe9415ede0
10a96d2907e3b5ce
No 3.0.0.0006 3.0.0.0006 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 8132eaf356f04914
eb33022506e0777c
100c2a14
681182bb2a63b3c3
bb0e02fc7ffb326e
No N/A N/A United States
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